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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment960
Mean wage$45.69
Entry wage$34.16
10th percentile wage$32.05
50th percentile wage$45.90
90th percentile wage$60.59
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration56057.9%
Professional and Business Services14014.4%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities201.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2055.43
Professional and Business Services14046.60
Public Administration56045.71
Civil Engineers (17-2051)
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, water and sewage systems, and waste disposal units. Include architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers. Exclude "Hydrologists" (19-2043).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$45.90 $38.96  $6.94
2016$44.83+2.4%$38.05 +2.4%$6.78
2015$43.97+2.0%$37.32 +2.0%$6.65
2014$43.14+1.9%$36.62 +1.9%$6.52
2013$42.32+1.9%$35.92 +1.9%$6.40
2012$41.50+2.0%$35.22 +2.0%$6.27
2011$40.85+1.6%$34.68 +1.6%$6.18
2010$40.14+1.8%$34.07 +1.8%$6.07
2009$39.71+1.1%$33.70 +1.1%$6.00
2008$38.52+3.1%$32.70 +3.1%$5.82
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$45.90 $21.67  $24.23
2016$44.83+2.4%$20.98 +3.3%$23.85
2015$43.97+2.0%$20.54 +2.1%$23.43
2014$43.14+1.9%$20.10 +2.2%$23.04
2013$42.32+1.9%$19.69 +2.1%$22.63
2012$41.50+2.0%$19.36 +1.7%$22.14
2011$40.85+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$21.80
2010$40.14+1.8%$18.73 +1.7%$21.40
2009$39.71+1.1%$18.48 +1.4%$21.23
2008$38.52+3.1%$18.00 +2.6%$20.52
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$41.88510
North Central$41.461,080
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$41.461,080
South Central$41.88510
Wages in other areas
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